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EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND WIN THE 35TH AMERICA'S CUP
Tuesday 27th June 2017

Article from www.americascup.com. 26 June 2017.

“Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the 35th America’s Cup.


Photo via www.americascup.com

Another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America’s Cup Class (ACC) boat, and the team’s support boats on the Great Sound. Burling now adds the 35th America’s Cup to the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup trophy he won in San Francisco, 2013.

The Kiwi team dominated the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup, winning eight races to ORACLE TEAM USA’s one race win, giving the New Zealanders a final winning scoreline of 7-1.

The America’s Cup was last won by a team representing New Zealand in 2000 and they are now the Defenders of the America’s Cup for the 36th installment of the competition for the oldest trophy in international sport.

In the final press conference of the 35th America’s Cup, Grant Dalton, CEO of Emirates Team New Zealand, also announced that the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has accepted the challenge of Circolo della Vela Sicilia, who will be the Challenger of Record for the 36th America's Cup and will be represented by Luna Rossa.”

Click here to read the full article, including Race Nine wrap up, and interviews with team members from Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA.

Click to watch the highlights video of the 35th America’s Cup.


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